Rumors and Misinformation

This is a curated collection of tools and materials that can guide and provide examples on how to understand, track, address rumors and misinformation around COVID-19.

August 16, 2022


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This is an interactive game that helps you learn how to spot COVID-19 misinformation/disinformation.

August 3, 2022

Key Messages for Religious Leaders

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Breakthrough ACTION Malawi is working with religious leaders to promote positive attitudes toward the COVID-19 vaccine and increase public demand among eligible populations. The talking points provide messages on COVID-19 that religious leaders can use, such as symptoms of COVID-19 and getting vaccinated.

July 27, 2022

Guide de dialogue communanutaire sur le vaccin contre le COVID-19

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Le présent guide est conçu grâce à l’assistance technique de Breakthrough ACTION pour plaidoyer et dialogue communautaires spécifiquement axé sur la dissipation des craintes, la déconstruction des rumeurs, la promotion des vaccins contre le Covid-19 et l’incitation de la population à se faire vacciner en masse afin d’aider le pays de renforcer à terme son immunité collective face à la pandémie.

Handbook for media: the coronavirus and COVID-19

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The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can spread rapidly and cause a lot of harm. But if communities respond appropriately and quickly, it is possible to limit its spread and the damage it causes. Mass media and communication have an absolutely vital role to play in this effort.

BBC Media Action has developed this handbook to help media support their audiences to face
this health emergency and manage the infodemic.

Key Messages for Religious and Traditional Leaders on COVID-19


This booklet provides adequate messages for religious and traditional leaders on COVID-19. The booklet is available in English and Hausa.

July 11, 2022

USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso – Issue 4

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This is the fourth issue of the USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso newsletter (March 2022). The newsletter contains information on how USAID and its implementing partners are helping to strengthen Burkina Faso’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 24, 2022

Rumor Tracking & Management Guide

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The rumor tracking and management guide developed to address collected COVID-19 rumors through development of the factsheet.

Print Materials for Ghana’s Vaccination Campaign

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These print materials were developed by the Ghana Health Service to create visibility and inform eligible vaccinators about vaccine availability and vaccination sites across the regions, districts, and communities. The poster shows the segmented populations- who are eligible to take COVID-19 vaccines, including pregnant women. The leaflet contains basic facts about the COVID-19 vaccine and serves as talking points to Community Health Workers for facilitating interpersonal communication at the vaccination sites.

Comic Strip: Health Care Workers Who Get Vaccinated Are Heroes

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Health workers like you are putting their trust in science, getting the COVID-19 vaccine, and feeling more confident treating patients. You can feel safer at work too.

April 19, 2022

Kartu Bantu COVID-19 (Community Engagement Kits)

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The COVID-19 Cue Card contains key questions and answers about COVID-19 vaccination. Created to facilitate the work of community assistants in reducing doubts about the COVID-19 vaccination. The content was developed based on the analysis and results of studies related to vaccination acceptance among the elderly and the general population who have not been fully vaccinated. This Cue Card can be used at any time if there are questions raised by individuals, groups or communities. These cards can also be used as a tool and games to play together to remember important messages related to the COVID-19 vaccination.

April 6, 2022

Rumors and misinformation

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This video is about rumors and misinformation in the young generation and how to overcome it.

April 1, 2022

On the Fence About COVID-19 Vaccines?

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This is an infosheet touching on key topics of concern regarding COVID-19 vaccination. It addresses core components of hesitation, fears, and misunderstandings.

Social listening supports COVID-19 Communication response in the Philippines

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These social listening scans help DOH navigate shifting narratives and counter misinformation and disinformation while promoting COVID-19 prevention behaviors.

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Social Media Toolkit

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This social media toolkit aims to support Ministry of Health officials, frontline health workers, community leaders and members, and patient advocacy groups with key messages to help address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in their communities.

March 31, 2022

Know the correct information it will keep away corona

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This video is about misinformation in the young generation and how to overcome it.

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